MIDDLE EAST: A Watershed Week for Egypt's Sadat

By now the well-groomed cavalry mustache, gleaming dome and heavily lidded eyes have become familiar sights in every Arab land. But except for an occasional trip to Moscow or some other Soviet-bloc capital in quest of arms and aid, Egypt's President Anwar Sadat has rarely ventured beyond the Middle East. Last week Sadat's Boeing 707 presidential jet whisked him westward for a change. By way of Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, and Vienna, Sadat flew to the scenic Austrian city of Salzburg for a face-to-face meeting—his first—with Gerald Ford.

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